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Module by: Alison Snieckus. E-mail the author

Based on: Probability Topics: Probability Lab by Susan Dean, Barbara Illowsky, Ph.D.

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 Name: Probability Topics: M&M Lab ID: m33394 Language: English (en) Summary: This module presents students with a lab exercise allowing them to apply their understanding of Probability. In an experiment using M&M's candies, students will calculate and compare the theoretical and empirical probabilities of drawing particular color candies at random, with and without replacement. Subject: Mathematics and Statistics Keywords: elementary, exercise, homework, lab, probability, replacement, statistics License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0 Authors: Copyright Holders: Maintainers: Latest version: 1.2 (history) First publication date: Jan 11, 2010 2:16 pm -0600 Last revision to module: Jan 15, 2010 11:02 am -0600 Based On: Probability Topics: Probability Lab Originally By: Susan Dean (susanldean45@gmail.com), Barbara Illowsky, Ph.D. (illowskybarbara@deanza.edu)

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## Version History

 Version: 1.2 Jan 15, 2010 11:02 am -0600 by Changes: `Removed links to .doc and .pdf that are no longer relevant.` Version: 1.1 Jan 12, 2010 2:13 pm -0600 by Changes: `Reworded and rearranged the original activities into topical sections and added open-ended spreadsheet simulation activity`

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